Tag: escape

Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 21:58

At least four people were killed and one injured in the hotel attack in the city of Darwin in northern Australia. The attack took place at five different locations across ... Read More

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts: Innovative programming in celebration of Global Wellness Day

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 18:41

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® today debuts the innovative Global Wellness Day programming, which includes a variety of engaging, family-oriented health and wellness activities across the brand's properties worldwide. In celebration ... Read More

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:33

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan to use their RVs as much or more than they did ... Read More

Four Seasons redefines Los Cabos

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 23:54

Set against the majestic backdrop of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains on the East Cape of the Baja California Peninsula, the all-new Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa ... Read More

Fly-in Lodge set to take helicopter skiing to a new level In Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 09:04

Northern Escape, Canada's leading heli-skiing operator is launching a new, luxurious remote lodge for the upcoming 2019/2020 season. The new Northern Escape Lodge is strategically situated on a pristine 50-acre ... Read More

Etihad Airways extends free two-night Abu Dhabi getaway offer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 18:15

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, announced it is extending its free Abu Dhabi stopover campaign to the end of the year due to the popularity of the ... Read More

United Airlines launches new safety video featuring Spider-Man

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 16:30

Beginning June 1, United Airlines will launch its latest inflight safety demonstration video featuring Spider-Man in an entertaining mini-drama film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eM0H9rbqusw In addition to the safety video, United's broader promotional ... Read More

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 18:50

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Substitute House Bill 1798, concerning short-term rentals, into law. This bill was a top priority for the Washington Hospitality Association during the 2019 Legislative Session. ... Read More

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 19:03

Skyteam airline member Aeroflot from Russia today had a deadly crash at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport after engines caught fire. A hero flight attendant while helping passengers to escape the aircraft died. SU ... Read More

Pride Hotels appoints new Associate Vice President, Pride Plaza Aerocity, New Delhi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 15:55

Pride Hotels announced the joining of Mohammad Shoeb to the post of Associate Vice President, Pride Plaza Hotel Aerocity, New Delhi. A Post Graduate Diploma holder in Tourism & Hotel ... Read More

Record turn-out for Centara World Masters 2019 as golf tourism continues to soar in Thailand

editor editor- May 2, 2019 02:00

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has revealed that a record number of competitors from around the world will compete at this year’s Centara World Masters Golf Championship, ... Read More

Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 21:20

The East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and several properties under construction. By the end of 2019, the ... Read More

The World Travel Award goes to Shaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:48

Shaza, a unique luxury hotel brand inspired by the cultures of the Silk Route, walked off with no less than five trophies at the World Travel Awards presentation ceremony, held ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences is key to planning your ... Read More

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 14:11

A 57-floor hotel and shopping building has gone up in flames in Bangkok, Thailand. At least three people have died jumping to escape the fire, which ripped through the popular ... Read More

What is so different at W Bali when it opens in Ubud?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:34

W Hotels Worldwide,  what is part of Marriott International, today announced the signing of W Bali – Ubud, the brand's newest W Escape. W Bali – Ubud will redefine modern luxury ... Read More

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 07:54

Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an 'act of self-defense', backtracking on an original announcement condemning the act ... Read More

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:59

It’s no surprise that Millennials love to “do it for the ‘gram.” But when it comes to travel buddies, it’s Millennials’ desire to travel with Grandpa and Grandma that may ... Read More

Senegalese migrant sets school bus full of children on fire in Italy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 15:45

The driver of a school bus filled with children has been arrested by Italian police for setting fire to the vehicle near Milan. The Senegalese man reportedly called for an ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019 03:48

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s no better time than now to plan your summer beach escape. ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 16:30

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. Each year travel experts check in to hundreds of new ... Read More

Historic Bingham Riverhouse reborn

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- February 14, 2019 03:04

A gem of a hotel by the Thames in west London has been relaunched. Now officially transformed into the Bingham Riverhouse after a month long overhaul each of the 15 ... Read More

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 20:22

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate an expected 62% rise in demand ... Read More

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 07:56

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian refugees, but at the FITUR trade show in Madrid last month ... Read More

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 16:15

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West Africa, reinforcing the company’s commitment to expanding its presence across ... Read More

Brussels tourism goes into “geek” mode

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 16:10

From March onwards, Brussels will be celebrating pop culture with a host of events and activities. From Comic Con Brussels to BIFFF and even the Brussels Games Festival, fans of ... Read More

W Dubai – The Palm marks first W escape in the Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 17:10

The desert just got hotter. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International Inc., today announced the opening of W Dubai – The Palm, located on the Palm Jumeirah, the largest ... Read More

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:59

Are Australian Border Force officers targeting Saudi Arabian women whom they suspect will apply for asylum? is Australia blocking asylum seeking Saudi Arabian women from entering the down under country? ... Read More

Brussels Tourism pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 16:38

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death of the great Flemish master, several exhibitions and original activities will be on offer to visitors throughout the year. A great opportunity ... Read More

Dusit International launches new island retreat in Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 15:03

Dusit International has marked the launch of The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island, Managed by Dusit, an exclusive island retreat in the Davao Gulf, Philippines. Commanding an impressive location ... Read More

Penang on a mission to lure Indian tourists

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 15, 2019 00:04

The lesser-known region of the Penang state in Malaysia is going all out to increase footfalls and visits from Indian tourists. Read More

Romance is in the air for Valentine’s Day at five luxury Corinthia Hotels

editor editor- January 11, 2019 20:17

Corinthia Hotels' collection of five-star properties aim to make Valentine's Day a day and night to remember. Read More

Centara Invites Guests to Experience the “Best in Travel” in the Indian Ocean in 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 05:35

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hospitality group, is inviting guests to experience the “Best in Travel” in the Indian Ocean in 2019, with a choice of three stunning resorts ... Read More

Special Forces unit deployed after Cologne train station shooting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 18:10

German police have deployed a Special Forces unit to central Cologne following a shooting incident that took place near the central railway station. At least one person found in possession ... Read More

Four people injured in New Year’s Eve car-ramming attack in Germany

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 18:10

A man plowed his car into a crowd on New Year’s Eve in Germany, gravely injuring at least four pedestrians in what German police called "targeted attack". “At least 4 ... Read More

Dusit International launches exclusive island retreat in Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 17:10

Dusit International has marked the launch of The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island, Managed by Dusit, an exclusive island retreat in the Davao Gulf, Philippines. Commanding an impressive location ... Read More